01 NCAC 38 .0409             USE OF STATE‑OWNED VEHICLES FOR PRIVATE PURPOSES

(a)  When an employee is required to use a state‑owned vehicle for travel while away from his/her work station, the vehicle may be used for travel to obtain meals and other necessities, but not for entertainment or any personal purposes.  A state employee may not use a state‑owned vehicle for obtaining meals unless he/she is in travel status, approved commuter status, or approved office in home.

(b)  Under no circumstances may a state employee operate a state‑owned vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating beverages, drugs, or substances, or transport (except in performance of law enforcement duties) these items in a state‑owned vehicle.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑341(8)i;

Eff. October 1, 1992.